If you’re paying for monitoring tools that do not feature these key attributes, it may be time to replace them to save on IT monitoring costs.

This FAQ-based post will help you spot unnecessary expenditures on the IT monitoring front. The most common causes of IT monitoring overspending are overlapping monitoring tools that duplicate data, and domain-based pricing schemes that aren’t adapted to monitoring workflows rather than siloed domains. As a bonus, you’ll find some tips on building the business case for cost-optimized monitoring as well as some key procurement guidance.